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Fanny

Fill flash using white umbrella camera left.

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My lovely travelling companion

A day to ourselves on the highways of Switzerland, during a long weekend in the summer sunshine. Here in the beautiful terraced garden of the former Hotel Sonnenberg on the mountain above Rütli.

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Fanny (Against The Light)

One of the shots from a photo session yesterday afternoon along the shores of Lac Léman. After shooting other pictures in the woods, we went to an area of open sunshine and I asked Fanny to stand with her back to the sun. I then took up position in the shadow she cast, with the […]

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Sebi

Another one from 2005 out of my archives.

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Eva

A portrait of an friend from where I used to work, dug out of the archives from 2005.

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Remo

From my first free online publication, "Portraits, Volume One".

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New lighting toy

I added a Helios 5 in 1 diffuser/reflector to my kit this week, and made a series of test shots today. There’s a technical (lighting-geeky) review on my website. This photo was shot with one flashgun and the diffuser.

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Swiss Strobist, Interlaken 2010 – Stéphi

Setup using one strobe (1/8 power) mounted behind a large white umbrella, high camera right. All shots in this series were shot on high contrast b+w mode using a 50mm lens on my D80, with cropping in post production.

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Swiss Strobist, Interlaken 2010 – Veronica

Setup using one strobe mounted behind a large white umbrella, high camera left. Shadow area balanced with shaded daylight. All shots shot on high contrast b+w mode with my 50mm lens on a D80, cropped and minor burning-in on the background in post production.

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Swiss Strobist, Interlaken 2010 – John Harnden

Setup using one strobe mounted behind a large white umbrella, high camera left. All shots shot on high contrast b+w mode with my 50mm lens on a D80, cropped and minor burning-in on the background in post production. Thanks to John, who thought he was just standing in for lighting tests! :-)

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